How To Have A Happy January Part 3
January is a challenging month for most, a lack of daylight, miserable weather and little to look forward to. However, the food you choose to eat throughout these drizzly days will go a long way in dictating your mood and motivation. Concentrating on embarking on a diet that contains the following nutritional elements will arm you with useful tools to create and sustain motivation and positivity. Each week we will be posting two vital vitamins and nutrients that aid in boosting mood, energy and vitality, along with the top foods and delicious recipes.
Folate aids in the process of serotonin regulation (serotonin passes messages between nerve cells and helps to regulate mood). Useful sources are found in spinach, black-eyed peas, asparagus, Brussels sprouts and avocado.
Cook up these recipes to boost your folate intake:
A body that lacks in iron will lack in energy and enthusiasm, therefore dampening your spirits and mood. Consuming enough iron will help to stabilise your energy and protect you against feeling low.
Give these recipes a go in order to increase your iron levels:
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